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My friend Jason in Chicago is an outstanding younger leader. He cares about people, he wants to do a good job, and his efforts have been recognized with promotions. At the same time, he understands that there are some politics in most organizations and he wants to be viewed favorably by those over him--but sometimes he feels intimidated. We review the research on intimidation and what we can do to overcome it.
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After a week of looking at FORGIVENESS from the Harvard Business Review perspective on my "Daily Dose of Growth" podcast, we look at the truth of God's word on the same subject. I also talk about the way that forgiveness set me free. See below for the verses, an HBR article and an awesome 2-minute video.
4:3211:25 GREAT 2-minute video (w/ no words!) on forgivenessGreat Leaders Know When to Forgive
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I look at why HBR devoted an entire issue to forgiveness and why Stanford started the Forgiveness Project. If you don't know how or refuse to forgive, it's like someone hurt you and as a result you choose to punish... yourself! Unforgiveness leads to many physical and mental illnesses and makes you less effective. This week's episode explores what forgiveness really is, how to do it, and how to move on.
In the Daily Dose of Growth show notes are the resources mentioned...
American Express Salesforce went through a Talent Development program. It was really a training that helped them learn to forgive. The results? Their stress scores went way down and their sales went up by 25%!!! But the reason most people didn't forgive... they didn't know how! This 14-minute episode teaches you HOW with the four steps, the ABCDs of Forgiveness.
Unforgiveness wreaks havoc in our hearts and minds, undermining our ability to lead ourselves. Ladies and gentlemen process unforgiveness differently. And there is a big difference between mistakes and sin.
From Harvard Business Review: "When you cannot forgive the people who have hurt you, these feelings become a mental poison that destroys the system from within." This week we look at Leader's inner lives, keeping it real and talking about a subject that will hold you back until you deal with it. Period. No way around it. Drop the Mic.